• Two or Three Things I Know About Him (2005)

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Release Date: 2005

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary
Malte Ludin researches the life of his father, convicted and executed as a Nazi war criminal, as a starting point for a painful cinematic investigation of legends about the man, which circulate in his family.

Director: Malte Ludin

Genres: Documentary

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  • German filmmaker Malte Ludin's gripping documentary about the father he barely knew is both an extraordinary exercise in family history and an example of what Germans call Vergangenheitsbewaeltigung: "facing the past," particularly the years of Hitler's Third Reich. show more

  • German guilt gets a vigorous workout in the penetrating and symbolically important documentary Two or Three Things I Know About Him. show more

  • Some of this is elemental psychology; blood is thicker than water, etc. But the movie also reveals how the privileged class ignored, condoned or denied the reality of the Holocaust. show more

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